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Meeting the AUC Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security and addressing PSC Open session on Role of Women in Protecting Lives in Challenging Security Environments in Africa

February 16, 2017 / ISS

The excellent support from Dr Jean-Bosco Butera, the Chief of Staff to the Special Envoy’s office, paved the way for a fruitful discussion with Madame Diop. It provided Riana Paneras the opportunity to discuss the AU gender related work that the ISS is undertaking. This is an important breakthrough that relates to the WPS capacity building developments undertaken by ISS that will enhance the results we will be able to achieve in this regard. Riana was also one of the speakers during the PSC Open Session the Role of Women in Protecting Lives in Challenging Security Environments in Africa. Riana shared her experiences as Police Commissioner in UNAMID.